Five Water Filtration Systems owned by the North Central Provincial Council used by kidney patients problems have broken down 11 times already this year
As the ongoing railway strike enters its second week, ten commuter trains made their way to Colombo Fort this morning, with former station masters also coming out of retirement to help out.
A special cabinet meeting convened by President Maithripala Sirisena is now underway to discuss the ongoing railway strike which entered its second consecutive day today.
The number of Sri Lankan female migrant workers has dropped to 28% under the present government, Foreign Employment Deputy Minister Manusha Nanayakkara said.
The strike action launched by railway employees and the Ceylon Teachers’ Service Union (CTSU) earlier this week will continue today (27).
The SLTB temporarily cancelled leave for all staff today in order to implement a special island-wide transport plan in the face of the ongoing railway strike.
The Cabinet has given its approval to pay a special allowance for Government Executive Officers.
The Cabinet of Ministers has approved plans to build a fourth generator with a capacity of 300 MW as an expansion of the Norochcolai coal power plant.
A total of 80,007 people from 20,815 families in eight districts have been affected by the inclement weather situation, but conditions may improve soon.
Lamenting the “politicisation” of the war veterans’ pension controversy, the SLFP said today Rs. 40 bn will be paid by taxpayers annually as salary + pension